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Climate Change and the Insurance Industry

Publication | 24 May, 1993 at 2:00

Hurricane Andrew caused more than US$ 16 billion in damages in the United States. In this 1993 report, Greenpeace policy advisor Jeremy Leggett assessed the options for insurance industry action in the face of mounting costs for climate-related...

Fossil Fuels and Climate Protection: The Carbon Logic

Publication | 1 October, 1997 at 2:00

Answers from the Ice Edge

Publication | 1 June, 1998 at 2:00

This report is about changesAlaska Native peoples of thenorthern Bering and Chukchiseas observe in their surroundings.Climate change is a gravethreat to northern ecosystemsand thus to the subsistence wayof life that is the heart of Yup’ikand...

Fueling Global Warming

Publication | 1 June, 1998 at 2:00

Federal Subsidies To Oil In TheUnited States.

The Oil Industry and Climate Change

Publication | 2 August, 1998 at 2:00

Burning more than around one quarter of the current economic reserves of oil, coal and gas, will release sufficient greenhouse gases to create a serious risk of catastrophic climate change. At the present rate of fossil fuel use, we will consume...

Islands Adrift: Comparing Industrial and Small-Scale Economic Options for Marovo...

Publication | 1 March, 1999 at 1:00

Our report "Islands Adrift" shows that small-scale development options (like reef fishing, beche de mer collection, ecotimber and ecotourism) were worth US$29 million to landowners, compared to US$8 million for industrial logging.

Greenpeace and the dumping of wastes at sea

Publication | 6 June, 1999 at 2:00

It is fair to say that existing restrictions and bans on the dumping and incineration of wastes at sea would not have been enacted unless Greenpeace had undertaken and maintained a campaign to this aim in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Greenpeace´s...

Renewable Independent Power Producers (RIPPs)

Publication | 1 July, 1999 at 2:00

Restructuring the Southeast Asian Electricity Sector usingSustainable Energy

Solar Energy: From Perennial Promise to Competitive Alternative

Publication | 2 August, 1999 at 2:00

Solar energy is a promise for the future. It is a clean and sustainable source of energy thatcan provide a significant share of our energy needs. It is not only from an environmental point of view that solar energy has a future: from an economic...

The Real Face of the Kangaroo

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 1:00

After the major cyanide spill which killed virtually all life in Hungary's second largest river, the Tisza, Greenpeace sent an international crew to the place oforigin of the spill in Romania to witness and document the situation through...

Climate Change and the Mediterranean Region

Publication | 25 May, 2000 at 2:00

Temporary sinks do not cause permanent climatic benefits.

Publication | 1 September, 2000 at 2:00

What if YOU had the Earth's RICHES but no money to spend?

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Marovo people are guardians of a natural treasure – one of the world´s largest tropical lagoons, enclosing forest clad, rainfall soaked mountains. They value traditions, trust, sharing and working together. The land, rivers and sea provide fresh...

Offshore Wind Energy in the North Sea

Publication | 1 October, 2000 at 2:00

Technical Possibilities and Ecological Considerations - A Study for Greenpeace.

Making a Difference

Publication | 25 May, 2001 at 2:00

A Non-governmental Organisation’s Campaign to Save the Ozone Layer

Power to Tackle Poverty

Publication | 1 June, 2001 at 2:00

Getting renewable energy to the world’s poor.

Climate change and coral bleaching

Publication | 17 June, 2001 at 2:00

This scientific study concludes that if climate change is not stopped, coral bleaching is set to steadily increase in frequency and intensity all over the world until it occurs annually by 2030 - 2070.

Background information on potential loopholes in the Kyoto Protocol Update for COP-6...

Publication | 21 June, 2001 at 2:00

Cheating the Kyoto Protocol: Loopholes undermine environmental effectiveness.

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